The “Rebate” Check, cont’d

Beth Patterson of Virtual Tea House has created an online poll based on my post about The "Rebate" Check.Click here to vote in the poll through May 11, 2008. … [Read more...]

The “Rebate” Check

I'm no economist, and normally I don't stray into the murky water of politics in this blog (I get into enough trouble writing about theology, mysticism and contemplative prayer), but on a purely intuitive level I feel like saying something about the so-called rebate checks that we middle class Americans are about to receive from our government, in anxious response to the fact that we have a stalling economy during an election year.I am reminded that the last time we got such checks — in 2001, s … [Read more...]